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Cheryl Boone Isaacs Re-Elected Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences President

According to Variety.com, on Tuesday the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences re-elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs as its President.  This upcoming year will mark her second term.   573 more words


The Cold-Hearted Oscar Chances of Warm-Hearted BOYHOOD / Please Stop Talking About Andy Serkis Winning an Oscar

Here’s a two-part piece checking out the Oscar chances of two well-reviewed films of the summer, typically a dead-zone for awards

I apologize in advance for talking cynically about something beautiful. 1,235 more words


'Academy Originals' Mini-Docs Channel Filmmaking On AMPAS Site, YouTube

The Motion Picture Academy‘s new, and wide-ranging, weekly series of short videos talks about filmmaking of many kinds. Already, shorts posted on the two-month-old YouTube channel feature notables such as… 236 more words